something or someone regarded as outstanding or elegant in quality or performance.
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Origin of class act
First recorded in 1975–80
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Having the precocious Anna Kendrick introduce the class-act rising star was a treat, too.I Was Way Too Old for Z100’s Jingle Ball Concert. But I Couldn’t Have Had More Fun.|Kevin Fallon|December 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now that Jenny Sanford is divorcing her fumbling husband, Kathleen Parker says she should take her class-act to elected office.